WSIL -- The 41rst Annual Carbondale NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet is this weekend.
It will be Sunday, October 14 at the Carbondale Civic Center starting at 4 p.m.
This year's Keynote Speaker is former Senator Roland Burris. Burris is the SIXTH African American to serve in the U-S Senate on December 21, 2008. Banquet tickets are $30 per person and tables at $30 for eight. You can get ticket's at the door or contact Banquet Chair Diane Hood at (618) 303-5974 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.